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IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006) 5

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006) 5

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006)5

121. In which Olympics games did India last win a Gold Medal?
a. Montreal (1976)
14 of 16
b. Moscow (1980)
c. Los Angeles (1984)
d. Atalanta (1996)

122. In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel peace prize located?
a. Norway
b. Sweden
c. Finland
d. Denmark

123. Match List–I (Indian Scientist/Scholar) with List-II (Area of work) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :
List I
A. C.N.R. Rao
B. Jagdish Bhagwati
C. G.N. Ramchandran
D. Ashok

List II
1. Telecommunication
2. Physics
3. Economics
4. Solid State Chemistry and Material Science 

Code :
A B C D
a. 4 3 2 1
b. 2 1 4 3
c. 4 1 2 3
d. 2 3 4 1

124. Who was the Chief Justice of India when public interest litigation (PIL) was introduced to the Indian Judicial System?
a. M. Hidaatullah
b. A.M. Ahmadi
c. A.S. Anand
d. P.N. Bhagwati

125. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :
List I (Person)
A. Ela Bhatt
B. Mahashweta Devi
C. Ebrahim Alkazi
D. Vijay Govindarajan

List-II (Area of work)
1. Theatre training
2. Women’s labour sector
3. Management teaching
4. Litterateur and Social Worker for the
country’s tribal communities

Codes:
A B C D
a. 3 1 4 2
b. 2 4 1 3
c. 3 4 1 2
d. 2 1 4 3

126. Consider the following statements : 
1. The Charter Act 1853 abolished East India Company’s monopoly of Indian trade.
2. Under the Government of India Act, 1858, the British Parliament abolished the East India company altogether and undertook the responsibility of ruling India directly. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

127. When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire ?
a. Sadasiva
b. Tirumala
c. Ranga II
d. Venkata II

128. Which are the materials generally employed as solder in soldering operation in elections.
a. Iron and tin
b. Lead and tin
c. Aluminum and lead
d. Aluminum and iron

129. Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located?
a. Indus and Jehelum
b. Jhelum and Chenab
c. Chenab and Ravi
d. Ravi and Beas

130. With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order ?
a. Greeks – Sakas – Kushans
b. Greeks – Kushans – Sakas
c. Sakas – Greeks – Kushans
d. Sakas – Kushans – Greeks

131. Consider the following statements : 
1. The Ikshvaku rulers of southern India were antagonistic towards Buddhism.
2. The Pala rulers of Eastern India were patrons of Buddhism.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

132. Which one of the following revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his noval Anand Math ?
a. Bhil uprising
b. Rangpur and Dinapur uprising
c. Bishnupur and Birbhum rebellion
d. Sanyasi rebellion

133. In the year 1613, where was the English East India Company given permission to set up a factory (trading post) ?
a. Bangalore
b. Madras
c. Masulipattam
d. Surat

134. With reference to the revolt of the year 1857, who of the following was betrayed by a friend; captured and put to death by the British ?
a. Nana Sahib
b. Kunwar Singh
c. Khan Bahadur Khan
d. Tantia Tope

135. Under whose presidency was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress held in the year 1929 wherein a resolution was adopted to gain complete independence from the British ?
a. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
c. Jawaharlal Nehru
d. Motilal Nehru 

136. How many numbers are there in all 6000 to 6999 (Both 6000 and 6999 included) having at least one of their digits repeated?
a. 216
b. 356
c. 496
d. 504

137. Each of 2 women and 3 men is to occupy one chair out of 8 chairs, each of which is numbered from 1 to 8. First, women are to occupy any two chairs from those numbered 1 to 4; and then 3 men would occupy any three chairs out of the remaining 6 chairs. What is the maximum number of different ways in which this can be done ?
a. 40
b. 132
c. 1440
d. 3660

138. “Lectures from Colombo to Almora” is based on the experiences of which one of the following ?
a. Veer Savarkar
b. Annie Besant
c. Ramkrishna Paramhansa
d. Swami Vivekanand

139. Match List –I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists : 
List – I
(Person)
A. Chandra Kochhar
B. Amrita Patel
C. Indra Nooyi
D. Piysuh Pandey

List – II
(Organization / Area of work)
1. Advertising
2. Banking
3. Dairy Development
4. Pepsi Co.

Code:
A B C D
a. 2 1 4 3
b. 4 3 2 1
c. 2 3 4 1
d. 4 1 2 3

140. To which one of the following processes is term CMYK related ?
a. Railway Signalling
b. Navigation
c. Offset printing
d. Electronic voting machine

141. Consider the following statements : 
1. Kofi Annan – the UN Secretary General is from Nigeria.
2. Kofi Annan is the first UN Secretary General to be appointed from the ranks of the United Nations staff.
3. Kofi Annan was appointed for a second term to the office of the UN Secretary General. 

Which of the statements given above are correct ?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2, only
c. 2 and 3, only
d. 1 and 3, only

142. Which one of the following countries is not a participating team in the Football World Cup-2006 to be held in Germany in July 2006 ?
a. Russia
b. Togo
c. Ivory Coast
d. Switzerland

143. Consider the following statement : 
1. The Nobel Prize Awarding Ceremony takes place on December 10 to every year.
2. The Nobel Prize for Literature was added later on to the other five area – Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Peace and Economics. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

144. The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following?
a. Mahapadma Nanda
b. Chandragupta Maurya
c. Ashoka
d. Samudragupta

145. What is Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)? 
a. An agency formed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to check misuse of drugs by sports persons 
b. A non-governmental organization which specialized in international humanitarian aid and emergency medical assistance. 
c. An organization to develop applications of nanotechnology in medicine 
d. An organization of medical practitioners funded by the European Union which carries out research against spread of AIDS 

146. Bermuda triangle extends up to which of the following places ?
1. Southern Florida
2. Puerto Rico
3. Hawaii Islands

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only

147. Consider the following statements : 
1. FLISA test is employed as the first and most basic test for an individual to detect cancer.
2. Almost 50% of human beings have Rh+ blood while the remaining have Rh- blood.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

148. Which one of the following is printed on a commonly used fluorescent tube light ?
a. 220 k
b. 273 k
c. 6500 k
d. 9000 k

149. In which one of the following films did the Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck Collaborate? 
a. Shatranj Ke Khilari
b. Guide
c. Lawrence of Arabia
d. Titanic

150. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council?
a. Norway
b. Denmark
c. Iceland
d. United Kingdom





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